Drought Tolerant Calendula Officinalis Wild Flower Seed Mix

Calendula Seeds - Mix

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(Calendula Officinalis Mix) - This drought tolerant wildflower seed produces an annual or short-lived herbaceous perennial that grows from 16 - 24 inches tall. The flowers are daisy-like and come in colors of orange or yellow with single or double rows of petals.

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Flower Specifications

SEEDS PER POUND

72,575

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

3 - 10

HEIGHT

16 - 24 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring through fall

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Mix) - This wildflower seed produces an annual or short-lived herbaceous perennial that grows from 16 - 24 inches tall. The flowers are daisy-like and come in colors of orange or yellow with single or double rows of petals. Calendula seeds grow easily and the flowers make a great addition to any garden, offering both flowers and foliage that are edible. Calendula has a tangy, peppery taste and is often used in soups and salads. Don't  miss out and order your easy to grow flower seeds today.






Attractive blooms

Calendula flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies and beneficial insects such as ladybugs, hoverflies, and lacewings with their sweet nectar.

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Calendula seed | mix

How to grow

How To Grow Calendula From Seed: Sow Pot Marigold seeds in cell packs, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70F, germination averages 7 - 14 days. Or direct sow seeds into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost has passed in the spring. Lightly cover the flower seeds with peat moss, and sow 6 seeds per foot. Thin to 8 - 12 inches apart.

These plants prefer full sun, moderate water, and almost any soil with good drainage will work. Calendula flowers are long-lasting cut, and they attract bees and butterflies. Pot Marigolds perform the best in cool weather, and they can grow fall-spring in mild winter areas.  Although prefer moderate water, they are quite resistant to drought.

  • Sowing Rate: 7 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 18 pounds per acre
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects
  • Depth: Lightly cover with peat moss
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Flower Specifications

The plant has terrific pest-fighting abilities as well. Its flowers attract good bugs into the garden and help repel the less desirous bugs. Also called Pot Marigold, Calendula grows quickly from wild flower seed, blooms heavily, and then dies with the first heavy frost. It will grow in all regions of North America and good for xeriscape  landscaping where water conservation is important.

  • Height: 16- 24 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 10
  • Season: Annual
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

7 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 18 pounds per acre or 3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

4 - 10

HEIGHT

20 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring through fall

BLOOM COLOR

Orange

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Geisha Girl) - Sow Pot Marigold seeds and forget! This flower seed is easy and rewarding to establish in any garden. Geisha Girl is notable for its striking double rich orange-red flowers. It has curved petals similar to some chrysanthemum. Geisha Girl has oval foliage that is light green. Pot Marigold is the common name for this herb.




Culinary uses

Cooking with calendula has been done down through the centuries, it has a tangy, peppery taste and is often used to spice up salads, soups, sauces, and preserves.

calendula geisha girl

Calendula seed | geisha girl

How to grow

How To Grow Calendula From Seed: Pot Marigold seeds can be sown outdoors in prepared beds after last frost. Lightly cover the flower seed with peat moss and keep it moist until germination occurs.

Indoors, grow in loam-based potting compost (No. 2) in full light; water moderately. Transplant plants in Spring after danger of frost has passed. Calendula flowers self-sow freely, so deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season.

  • Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: Lightly cover with peat moss
pot marigold orange

Flower Specifications

Calendula flower seed produces a hardy plant. It is happy in most soil conditions, but is resistant to drought.  It requires well-drained soil, preferring full sun to semi-shade. It is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.

  • Height: 20 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 10
  • Season: Annual
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

4 - 10

HEIGHT

24 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring through fall

BLOOM COLOR

Yellow

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Golden Emperor) - Calendula seeds are a long time favorite among gardeners because they are easy to start directly outdoors. Calendula is also called Pot Marigold because it is edible and used in many dishes. The flowers are a sunny, golden color, and the leaves are bright green and typically about 4 inches long. The lower leaves are oval with a rounded tip and upper leaves are lance shaped with pointed tips.




Good container plant

Calendula flowers are great for cutting and they attract bees and butterflies all season long. They also make good container plants on a porch or patio.

calendula golden emperor

Calendula seed | golden emperor

How to grow

How To Grow Calendula From Seed: Pot Marigold seeds can be sown outdoors in prepared beds after last frost. Lightly cover the flower seed with peat moss and keep it moist until germination occurs.

Indoors, grow in loam-based potting compost (No. 2) in full light; water moderately as plants are resistant to drought. Transplant plants in Spring after danger of frost has passed. Calendula flowers self-sow freely, so deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season.

  • Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and birds
  • Depth: Cover lightly with peat moss
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Flower Specifications

Calendula plants are easy to grow from seeds in average soil and is bothered by few pests or cultural problems providing the soil is well-drained. Calendula is also used as a culinary herb and in many tasty dishes.

  • Height: 24 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 10
  • Season: Annual
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

4 - 10

HEIGHT

24 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring through fall

BLOOM COLOR

Orange

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Orange King) - Calendula is so versatile and so easy to grow from flower seeds! These flowers are cheerful and bright, and they are very attractive to beneficial insects as well. Start seeds alone, in combination with other flowers or in the vegetable garden to repel unwanted insects. It's edible and also a perfect candidate for cutting and flower arrangements. Calendula are drought tolerant plants are a fun and fast growing annual that are easy to grow from flower seed and simple to care for. It is a great choice for kids and beginning gardeners.

Calendula Officinalis, also known as Pot Marigold, got the name because the dried flowers of the plant were traditionally used in soups and stews to fight off illness. Calendulas are known for many health benefits, but they are most recognized for effectiveness in healing skin problems, such as wounds, burns, insect bites, eczema, shingles and skin ulcers, to name a few. Sow Pot Marigold Seeds directly outdoors after last frost, and cover the flower seeds lightly with peat moss. The plants prefer sunny locations and well-drained soil.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

4 - 10

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring through fall

BLOOM COLOR

Pink

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Pink Surprise) - These lovely flowers are a surprise! They are orange and ruffled with a tinge of pink. Sow calendula seeds directly in your garden and enjoy these versatile flowers! Also known as Pot Marigolds, these flowers are well-known kitchen herbs and used in many tasty recipes.






Great cut flower

Pot Marigold flowers are great for cutting and suitable for container gardening in pots on your porch or patio. They also attract beneficial insects and repel unwanted ones.

calendula pink surprise

Calendula seed | pink surprise

How to grow

How To Grow Calendula From Seed: Pot Calendula seeds can be sown outdoors in prepared beds after last frost. Lightly cover the flower seed with peat moss and keep it moist until germination occurs.

Indoors, grow in loam-based potting compost (No. 2) in full light; water moderately. Transplant plants in Spring after danger of frost has passed. Calendula flowers self-sow freely, so deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season.

  • Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and birds
  • Depth: Lightly cover with peat moss
pink pot marigold flowers

Flower Specifications

Pink Surprise has a double flower with pale pink petals colored soft orange on the reverse with a circle of light yellow surrounding the button centers. Calendula is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds and has average water needs, prefers full sun and well-draining soil. Once plants are established, they are quite resistant to drought.

  • Height: 16 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 10
  • Season: Annual
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

5 - 9

HEIGHT

18 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Early to late summer

BLOOM COLOR

Peach

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Bronzed Beauty) - Unique cream to deep peach flowers with contrasting black eye and reverse cranberry stripe. Easy direct sow annual that can be used as a cut-flower. Ideal as a border bedding plant. Sow calendula seeds directly in your garden and enjoy these versatile flowers! Also known as Pot Marigolds or English Marigolds, these flowers are well-known kitchen herbs and used in many tasty recipes.

Cup shaped flower heads are smaller than most varieties yet borne on tall stems, making them perfect for arrangements. Calendulas are one of the fastest flowers to bloom from seeds often blooming in just two months. Another benefit of these plants is they are loved by beneficial insects. Petals can be used as fabric dye, are edible and are used medicinally as salves.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

5 - 9

HEIGHT

6 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring until mid summer

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Early to late summer

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Fruit Twist) - This delightful dwarf Calendula has cheerful double, semi-double, and single flowers bloom prolifically in citrusy orange and yellow shades. Dwarf 6 inch plants spread to 8 inches wide. Blooms from late fall through spring in mild-winter areas, and from spring until midsummer in cooler climates.

Calendulas are one the fastest flowers to bloom from seeds often blooming in just two months. Another benefit of these plants is they are loved by beneficial insects. Petals can be used as fabric dye, are edible and are used medicinally as salves. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavor with a touch of color. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when coloring rice dishes.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

8 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Annual

USDA ZONES

5 - 9

HEIGHT

18 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring until mid summer

BLOOM COLOR

Orange

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Moist, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Calendula officinalis

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis Orange Flash) - With a striking combination of delicate pastel orange blooms, each petal having a bronze underside, Calendula Orange Flash is definitely a variety to create a stunning visual display. These easy to grow, hardy cottage garden favorites will create a stunning display in the summer months, especially if grown in large drifts. Blooms from late fall through spring in mild-winter areas, and from spring until midsummer in cooler climates.

Calendulas are one the fastest flowers to bloom from seeds often blooming in just two months. Another benefit of these plants is they are loved by beneficial insects. Petals can be used as fabric dye, are edible and are used medicinally as salves. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavor with a touch of color. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when coloring rice dishes.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

Lightly cover with peat moss

SOWING RATE

3 - 4 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

Videos

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